SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2009 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Oral Health

About how long has it been since (CHILD) last saw a dentist?
Include all types of dentists, such as orthodontists, oral surgeons,
and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists.***

Select a different topic:
  Total
Respond.#
Never 6 months or less 6 to 12 months 1 to 2 years 2+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,256 259 12.0 10.3-13.9 1,639 72.7 70.2-75.1 211 9.4 7.9-11.1 92 3.9 2.9- 5.2 55 2.0 1.4- 2.9
GENDER
Male 1,229 147 13.8 11.4-16.7 873 70.0 66.4-73.3 125 10.2 8.1-12.8 54 4.1 2.8- 6.0 30 1.9 1.2- 2.9
Female 1,027 112 9.9 7.8-12.5 766 75.9 72.3-79.2 86 8.3 6.4-10.8 38 3.6 2.3- 5.5 25 2.2 1.3- 3.9
RACE
White 1,680 191 12.0 10.0-14.3 1,250 74.3 71.3-77.0 151 9.4 7.7-11.5 56 2.8 2.0- 4.1 32 1.5 0.9- 2.4
African American 312 27 7.8 5.0-12.0 211 70.3 63.8-76.0 39 10.8 7.3-15.6 23 7.9 4.8-12.8 12 3.2 1.5- 6.6
Other Minorities 261 41 18.3 13.1-25.0 175 68.8 61.5-75.3 21 7.1 4.0-12.2 13 2.9 1.5- 5.6 11 2.9 1.5- 5.7
HISPANIC
Yes 184 33 18.4 12.7-25.9 110 62.3 53.8-70.1 18 12.0 7.3-19.0 9 2.6 1.2- 5.6 14 4.8 2.4- 9.1
No 2,071 226 11.1 9.4-13.0 1,528 74.2 71.6-76.7 193 9.0 7.5-10.8 83 4.1 3.0- 5.5 41 1.6 1.1- 2.5
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 480 229 42.3 36.8-48.1 219 50.2 44.5-56.0 24 6.3 4.0- 9.9 5 0.8 0.3- 2.2 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
5 through 10 711 25 3.5 2.1- 6.0 570 79.9 75.7-83.5 74 11.4 8.6-14.9 27 3.1 2.0- 4.8 15 2.1 1.1- 4.1
11 through 13 403 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 326 84.3 79.2-88.3 48 10.3 7.0-14.9 15 3.0 1.5- 5.8 13 2.4 1.1- 5.1
14 through 17 662 4 0.9 0.2- 3.5 524 77.9 72.9-82.3 65 9.0 6.5-12.5 45 8.7 5.8-13.1 24 3.4 1.9- 5.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 109 19 18.2 10.7-29.1 60 62.6 51.0-73.0 12 10.4 5.2-19.7 6 2.7 1.0- 6.8 12 6.1 3.0-12.0
H.S. 395 54 16.2 11.7-21.9 242 57.8 50.9-64.3 53 14.4 10.1-20.0 29 7.2 4.5-11.5 17 4.4 2.3- 8.2
Some College 561 61 10.3 7.5-14.0 406 72.4 67.0-77.2 55 10.2 7.2-14.1 28 5.6 3.3- 9.4 11 1.5 0.6- 4.0
College Graduate 1,189 125 10.7 8.5-13.2 930 78.9 75.7-81.7 91 7.3 5.6- 9.4 29 2.3 1.4- 3.7 14 0.9 0.5- 1.8
SCHOOL
Public 1,588 27 1.9 1.1- 3.3 1,260 79.6 76.7-82.2 171 10.8 8.9-13.1 79 4.9 3.6- 6.6 51 2.8 1.9- 4.0
Private/Home 223 7 5.2 2.1-12.4 187 82.1 74.1-88.0 19 7.5 4.3-12.8 8 4.0 1.5-10.0 2 1.2 0.2- 5.9
GRADE
Not In School 445 225 43.9 38.1-49.8 192 48.9 43.0-54.9 21 6.0 3.6- 9.8 5 1.0 0.4- 2.6 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
K-5th 795 29 4.2 2.5- 6.8 642 80.2 76.2-83.6 80 10.9 8.3-14.1 28 2.9 1.8- 4.4 16 2.0 1.0- 3.7
6th-8th 427 2 0.5 0.1- 2.6 339 81.6 76.1-86.1 53 11.5 7.9-16.4 16 3.4 1.6- 7.2 17 3.0 1.6- 5.7
9th-12th* 587 3 0.7 0.1- 4.0 465 78.1 72.8-82.6 56 8.7 6.1-12.2 43 9.2 6.0-13.7 20 3.3 1.8- 6.0
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 104 11 9.5 4.6-18.6 75 74.9 63.6-83.6 12 10.1 5.3-18.5 4 4.2 1.3-12.6 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3
Private 1,256 121 10.5 8.4-13.1 982 77.5 74.2-80.4 102 7.9 6.1-10.1 34 2.8 1.8- 4.5 17 1.3 0.6- 2.6
Health Choice 123 5 2.4 0.9- 6.0 90 73.7 62.1-82.7 15 13.1 6.6-24.3 7 3.1 1.3- 7.1 6 7.8 3.2-17.6
Medicaid 454 76 17.2 13.2-22.0 299 66.8 61.0-72.2 43 9.9 6.8-14.3 25 5.0 2.9- 8.5 11 1.1 0.5- 2.2
Other 176 29 13.6 8.4-21.1 116 71.8 62.9-79.3 17 7.8 4.5-13.0 8 4.4 1.7-10.8 6 2.4 0.8- 7.6
No health insurance 123 16 10.2 5.5-18.0 62 55.4 43.6-66.7 20 16.9 9.7-28.0 14 9.4 4.8-17.6 11 8.1 3.8-16.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 238 10 5.0 2.3-10.5 172 71.1 62.7-78.3 25 11.1 6.8-17.7 21 9.3 5.2-16.1 10 3.5 1.4- 8.4
No 1,988 245 12.8 11.0-14.9 1,446 73.1 70.4-75.6 183 9.1 7.6-11.0 69 3.1 2.2- 4.3 45 1.9 1.3- 2.8

Back to Oral Health.

*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

***Asked only for children 1 year and older.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

CHAMP Home | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 22JUN10.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook